Pigeons Playing Ping Pong [video]

i-75fa6f7cebb4145668724f37f5a52b36-steve_icon_medium.jpg This is clearly false advertising. I don't see any pinging going on. This seems more like Pigeons playing pong.

BF Skinner trains two pigeons to perform a chain of behaviors for the classroom demonstration. As a result, pigeons engage in a competition, the so-called "pigeon Ping Pong". Narrated by B.F. Skinner.


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Nice find. I heard about this experiment in class, and spent quite a bit trying to find a video (unsuccessfully).

Wasn't Pong invented after this video?